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    49 Inexpensive Gifts You'll Want To Buy Two Of

    Everything's under $20, so you can buy one for someone else *and* one for yourself.

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    1. A deck of The Golden Girls playing cards; each of our favorite ladies has her own suit (Blanche is hearts, DUH!) to give your next game night a little extra pizazz.

    Stan is one of the jokers, too!

    Get them from Amazon for $12.49.

    2. A Dash mini waffle maker in a favorite color so you can enjoy all the perks of a brunch out in the comfort of your own home. Now you & your bestie can make waffles, Facetime each other and gab — without having to put on real pants or go outside.


    You can even make it a DIY gift set by adding in a waffle mix. I'd recommend my personal favorite, Birch Benders buttermilk pancake and waffle mix — just need add water and oil (aka you don't need to have eggs in the house!).

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in eight colors).

    Promising review: "Definitely one of the best purchases I have made on Amazon so far. Just as described, it is a mini waffle-maker. Because of its size, it works quicker than a normal-sized one so even though you can only make one small waffle at a time, each waffle should be done in about a minute or two. The interior is also non-stick so it is really easy to clean, which was a huge bonus for me. On top of that, it comes with a little instruction pamphlet that tells you how to use it and and includes recipes and recipe ideas! Personally, I love it; it’s what I wanted and more." —Cristal M.

    3. A 2019 Jeopardy desk calendar for the trivia buff who wants to prepare for their eventual game show domination. Each day has a different question and wager amount, so you can keep track of your ~score~ throughout the year.

    And you're going to want to buy it for decades to come — according to an Amazon question answerer, "I cannot tell you exactly how many years we’ve been using/enjoying this calendar—perhaps 30—and don’t recall any repeats."

    Get it from Amazon for $9.94.

    4. An 18K gold–dipped initial necklace hung on an angle for a fashion-forward addition to your outfit — you can find expensive versions of this necklace at tons of high-end stores.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in gold and silver and all 26 letters).

    Promising review: "I love this necklace it looks just like the famous clothing store who sells the same thing. It’s a fraction of the price and seems to be good quality." —Mrs Hill

    5. A Death Star kitchen timer, because the stakes really are that high if you leave your famous casserole or brownie bars in the oven too long. The fate of your meal plan(et) hangs in the balance.

    When the alarm goes off, this lil' buy will emit a green LED laser light and play sound effects inspired by the Star Wars movies.

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99.

    Promising review: "There is no green laser that takes down rebel scum, but it is a Death Star any Star Wars fan would be proud to have. I bought this for one of my friends who is one of those people who has everything, and it was a hit. Letting you know it time to destroy Alderaan and a cheesecake at the same time, well that is just awesome." —babylove190

    6. A 10-pack of sheet masks packed with vitamins, minerals, and Icelandic glacier water to refresh and hydrate your skin after you've been thoroughly stressed — after all that gift shopping, you deserve these. You can even split the pack up for easy stocking stuffers!


    You get two of each of the five kinds: peach (for moisture), papaya (for exfoliation), litchi (for brightening), mangosteen (for calming), and almond (for nutrients).

    Get the set of 10 (plus the silicone puff) from Amazon for $10.98.

    Promising review: "I bought these on a whim and I fell in love. I have really dry skin and these soften and hydrate my skin. I have turned all my girlfriends to these masks as well!" —Christine Sunny

    7. An iridescent Snitch fidget spinner you can play with wherever you go, just like James Potter in days of yore.


    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    Promising review: "This fidget spinner is a hefty little toy! I was expecting a cheap toy for my son but it was so much more! Great quality and spins really well. We have all really enjoyed this spinner!" —Awesterlund87

    8. A minimalist print of Elaine's iconic and hilarious moves for anyone who dances to the beat of their own drum — and looks darn good doing it.


    Get it from The Film Artist on Etsy for $16.20+ (originally $18+; available in four sizes).

    9. A stylish and compact crossbody bag with built-in credit card slots (that are also RFID-protected) and a main compartment for your phone, glasses, and lipstick so you can find everything you need at a glance.

    That friend who can never find their things? This is for them (and also you).

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in 22 colors and patterns)

    Promising review: "It is a great little bag to just throw on and go!! It can hold my cell phone, my credit cards plus the little extras like lipstick and keys. This bag is great for errands and running around to my kids' sporting events. The feel of the bag is great and seems quite durable. I will be buying a couple of these bags for my teenage daughters!!" —zammama

    And btw, this was one of Oprah's Favorite Things in 2018 — check out our selection of Oprah's Favorite Things You Can Afford Even If You Aren't A Billionaire for even more great ideas.

    10. A pair of sweary socks for anyone who is thinking about creating an Instagram account just for their dog (or has done so already), because filling our feeds with their furry friends deserves to be rewarded.

    Get them from Amazon for $5.99+ (available in tooons of charming/hilarious designs).

    11. A llama-shaped duster to serve as a reward for cleaning the house from attic to basement regularly this year (...or vacuuming just once, I don't know your life!).

    Urban Outfitters

    Practical gifts that bring you joy? That's a win-win, folks.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $15 or Amazon for $15.25.

    12. A Breakfast at Tiffany's-inspired eye mask for anyone who's either a big Audrey Hepburn fan, Big Little Lies fan, or both!

    Or at least a big fan of looking glam while sleeping a full 10 hours.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in three colors).

    Promising review: "Comfortable, soft and cute! Gives enough darkness for a peaceful sleep without feeling suffocated like I have with other sleep masks. The elastic is secure but not too tight." —K. Garrett

    13. A decoder ring you'll basically *have* to buy two of so you and your bestie can pass secret messages only you can crack.

    Uncommon Goods

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $17.

    Promising review: "I purchased this as a tool for my daughter to use to decode clues around the house to find the remaining birthday gifts we had hidden. It was a huge hit. I may have to buy a few more for her friends!!" —ERica

    14. A two-in-one facial cleansing brush with one silicone side for deeper exfoliation and a gentle bristled side for gentle cleansing. It's like giving a facial over and over (and over and over) again — for under $10.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.45 (available in a glitter finish and an iridescent metallic finish).

    Promising review: "This brush is just what I needed! My skin type is mixed dry/oily, sensitive to lotions and soaps, and I’m about 70. Both sides of this brush are very soft but cleanse and lightly massage my face and neck, leaving my face feeling even softer. It is easy to grip, easy to store/pack and well worth the price! Highly recommended!" —LR

    15. An elegant pour-over coffee maker for a fancy five-star hotel room service style brew in the comfort of your own home.


    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in two colors and several other sizes/styles).

    Promising review: "Super easy to use, makes a mean cup of joe, and is nowhere near the price of a Chemex. I use mine on a daily basis and would absolutely recommend this product to any of my coffee loving friends." —Brad Lemons

    16. A Karity liquid lipstick (or a couple), because at $6 a pop, these stunning long-wear colors are just begging to be bought in bulk.

    They're vegan and cruelty-free, too!

    Get them from Karity for $6 each (available in 12 shades).

    17. An almost-too-sleek stainless steel card wallet that'll fit into the smallest clutch purse or pocket you have. That means more room for the four lipsticks you have to have with you at all times.

    I hope other people have this problem too. PLUS, it's Rfid-blocking to keep your information safe.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in three colors).

    Promising review: "My second purchase. I bought one for myself earlier in the year and it has held up very well. The design is extremely functional and keeps my cards together while keeping my purse more lightweight. My husband loved mine so much that I bought him one for Christmas. I'll be buying a third one for my son soon because he was so impressed when he saw his dad's Christmas gift. Well done." —M. Martin

    18. A unicorn bust with a secret of mythical proportions — its horn is actually a functional pen! This is the way to take your work space from cubicle to cubi~cool~.


    Get it from ModCloth for $10.

    19. A Game of Thrones bottle opener shaped like the emblem of the Hand of the King, meaning it's the perfect gift for anyone who lives by the quote "I drink and I know things."


    And there's a magnet on the back so you can keep it ~handy~ on your fridge.

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    If you're looking for something a little extra, you can get a Hand of the King bottle opener, plus a beer glass printed with the above Tyrion quote and the Lannister sigil from Amazon for $24.97.

    20. A pair of socks to wear with your Hallmark film buddy so everyone knows not to interrupt you guys — unless they're bringing you sustenance to complete your weekend-long movie marathon


    Get them from Juanita's Fun Stuff on Etsy for $7.99+ (available in four sock colors and two print colors).

    21. And an insanely cozy pair of headphone earmuffs so you can jam out to your favorite songs while taking long winter strolls so you can feel like you're in the most dramatic part of said Hallmark holiday film masterpiece.



    Get them from Amazon for $6.79 (available in two colors).

    Promising review: "I love that the speakers are built into the earmuffs!! And the audio chord is detachable so I can't have to have a chord hanging if I'm not listening to music. They have pretty good sound too." —Amber

    22. A miniature Bluetooth speaker masquerading as a retro radio to prove your "R-E-S-P-E-C-T" for your giftee.

    Apollo Box

    Get it from Apollo Box for $17.98 (originally $20.98; available in six colors).

    23. A pouch of prosecco bath bombs that'll give your next soak in the tub an extra dose of luxury.


    They'll turn the water gorgeously shimmery so you can pretend you're bathing in molten gold itself.

    Get a pack of 10 from Firebox for $10.99.

    24. A pack of generous-sounding coasters for anyone who appreciates a good pun *and* keeping their precious furniture safe from water marks.


    Get a pack of eight from Bulletin for $15.

    25. A pretty 22-ounce water bottle with a textured silicone sleeve and handle to ~get a grip~ on staying hydrated in 2019.

    And it has a slim profile so you can slip it in your purse or briefcase, no problem.

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available in six colors).

    Promising review: "Great little guy to have in your water bottle arsenal! It's lightweight with a nice grippy side. My favorite part is the size. While it doesn't fit in traditional water bottle sleeves on the side of a backpack, the shorter, slimmer design makes it perfect for a messenger bag or a purse. It sits flat and doesn't roll around like a traditional bottle. Plus, I like that you can see the bottom to make sure it's clean!" —Charlie W.

    26. A pair of hairy-good slippers you're basically contractually obligated to wear while binge watching the whole extended edition of the Lord of the Rings trilogy.


    They're so cozy, you might get in the ~hobbit~ of wearing them on the regular.

    Get them from Amazon for $18.95 (they fit up to a size 8.5; also available in a size up to men's 11).

    Come for the LoTR puns, stay for this delightful Amazon review:

    Promising review: "Got these for my mom during her hospital stay. We had fun with the nurses and doctors, hiding my mom's slippered feet under the sheets, and then complaining of swollen feet. When they pulled back her sheets, most of them gasped and then laughed and laughed. Its nice to have some humor during difficult times. " —Wendy Salerno

    27. Other-Wordly, a beautifully illustrated collection of unique words from languages around the world any bibliophile would love to ~check out~.

    Get it from Amazon for $13.05.

    Promising review: "Gorgeous meandering wander through words that describe with simplicity and sincerity the little treasures of the human condition and make us feel more connected to each other regardless of culture or native language. And the illustrations are perfectly complimentary. Beautiful little escape :)" —Amazon Customer

    28. A wedge ice cube set that'll perfectly chill any libation WITHOUT watering it down — and it also happens to look really cool.

    The set comes with a double old-fashioned glass and a silicone mold to make the wedge of ice.

    Get it from Amazon for $17.95.

    Promising review: "We absolutely LOVE these whiskey wedge glasses. They are simple to use, durable, and are such a hit at dinner parties and cocktail hour. The wedge stays solid for a very long time and melts at the appropriate pace so as to not water down your drink. The bourbon drinkers around here are very pleased with the water melt ratio in this glass and we have since ordered three more to add to our first purchase! Highly recommend!!" —Haley E.

    29. A T. Rex stoneware jar that'll look dinomite on any kitchen shelf. And it's the only jar you've seen that accurately represents your never-ending appetite for all things cookie.


    According to reviewers, you can decorate him with dry erase markers — and redo the writing or design whenever you want!

    Get it from Target for $19.99.

    30. An adorable enamel pin featuring the most iconic line from holiday classic Elf. If you disagree, congrats on your wrong opinion.

    If you're looking for something bigger, they also make a sweatshirt version (which I myself own and love).

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    31. A toasty fleece-lined beanie to finally put an end to that frustrating forehead itch from 100% wool hats. Cuteness, comfort, and warmth — we really *can* have it all.

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99 (available in 11 colors, and in packs of two at a slight discount.)

    Promising review: "This is the best, cutest hat. And so warm with the fleece inside. I got so many compliments in the sub-zero weather. My head is large (not disproportionately, however I don't like hats that are too tight) and the fit is perfect. My friend even wanted the link so she could order one in a different color! I recommend this, two-day shipping, arrived just in time. I would buy from this seller again." —April Johnson

    32. A gift box of scrumptious chocolate-covered pretzels, because even if you've been ~salty~ all year, you can make up for it with a sweet treat.

    James Candy Company

    My fam has ordered Bayard's chocolates every Christmas my whole life — over 26 years I've eaten a lot of these pretzies. Also recommend their chocolate-covered grahams and marshmallows.

    Get a box of about 18 pretzels from James Candy Company for $19.99 (available in all milk, all dark, or a combo, or add $3 for the ~gourmet~ assortment)

    33. Tonymoly Pantone-inspired lip care sticks to nourish dry winter lips (and fit into your aesthetic), thanks to a blend of camellia/rosehip/peppermint oils, shea butter, and manuka honey.

    Get them from Amazon for $10 each (available in three shades/scents).

    Promising review: "I have NEVER used a chapstick or lip moisturizer that works as well as this does. My lips have never felt and looked so soft and smooth as they do after using this. It’s completely worth the cost, no question. I love the rose scent too, it smells like an actual rose, but it’s not overpowering. I’m never using any other chapstick again!" —Allison

    34. An extra large skull ice cube mold for the ~coolest~ drink of all time — and like a "king cube," you only need one per glass!


    Each silicone mold makes two at a time, so you and a ghoulfriend can enjoy your scotches together.

    Get it from Amazon for $15.95.

    Promising review: "I was looking just to make fun ice cubes for parties and came across this. I was a little skeptical at first but followed the directions and wow! The ice came out in skull shapes perfectly. Removal from the silicone tray was simple. These are great for parties or for everyday use as they last longer than regular ice cubes." —RJM 73

    35. An 18-shade eyeshadow palette that'll deliver Sephora name brand–results, for a "wait, you only spent HOW much?!" price.


    We're talking five matte, nine shimmer, and four duo-chrome shades, all super pigmented and with minimal fall-out.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.57 (available in three color sets).

    Promising review: "I AM BLOWN AWAY BY THE QUALITY. There's almost zero fallout, extremely pigmented colors, blends creamy like butter, and the colors are beautiful. This rivals any of my Too Faced palettes — in fact far less fallout. These are the same quality if not better than my Urban Decay. Seriously not kidding. AND rivals my Kat Von D palettes. I rarely review anything, but this deserved a review." —Amazon Customer

    36. A book of RuPaul's Drag Race paper dolls to gift the person you've watched every season with. And then also give to yourself, because "if you can't love yourself, how in the hell are you gonna love somebody else?"

    It includes 10 punch-out paper dolls from the first eight seasons, plus 64 pages of outfits!

    Get it from Amazon for $17.06.

    Promising review: "This book has exactly what it says it does. All your favorite crowned queens seasons 1 - 8 and All Star winners seasons 1 & 2 (sorry Sasha Velour). The dolls are made of sturdy cardstock paper and the outfits are some of their best iconic looks. An awesome collectable for any drag race fan." —Brittany Gummer

    You can also get a Drag Race–themed book of MadLibs for even more fun.

    37. A cheeky floral cup that'll ~spill the tea~ on what's *actually* inside.

    Cotton On

    Get it from Cotton On for $14.99.

    38. A pair of rhinestone-bedecked hair clips for immediately improving any bad hair day.

    Free People

    Get a set of two from Free People for $12.

    39. A truly tiny Bluetooth speaker that'll pack a punch when it comes to sound quality. Good things come in small packages.


    If you hide it, people will think you have, like ~secret speakers~ all over the place.

    Get it from Amazon for $18.95 (available in three colors).

    Promising review: "This little thing is legit. Pumps out mad sound at full blast. I will say that battery dies faster at full blast, but you can leave it plugged in while playing, and honestly, you can't beat having a party speaker in your pocket." —D. Salcedo

    40. A Stassi Schroeder–inspired wine glass for the person who is not allowed to watch the new season of Vanderpump Rules without you.


    Get it from Gold Half Moon on Etsy for $16.99.

    Looking for more? They also have an "It's not about the pasta!" version and more Vanderpump faves.

    41. A pair of cushiony inserts that'll transform any pair of shoes into Uggs.


    Get them from Amazon for $13.65+ (available in sizes 5–12).

    Promising review: "These are the best. I discovered these insoles about four years ago when I was desperately trying to find a way to keep my feet warm in my Sorel boots, I had thought at first that my boots were leaking because my feet got so cold in them it seemed like they had to be wet, but it was literally just the cold of the pavement coming up through the soles of the boot. OH MY GOODNESS these made all the difference. Now I buy these for any cold weather boots I buy. They are true to size and have fit perfectly in any brand of boot I've purchased, so long as that boot has a removable insole that can be replaced with these. Brands I have used them in thus far Ugg (Obviously), Sorel, L.L. Bean, and Kamik." —S Wingo

    42. A throwback-style Caboodle to *finally* organize all those beauty products — and do touchups, thanks to the build-in mirror.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $10 (available in two shades of pink).

    Promising review: "It’s larger than I thought! Very spacious but cute, I got the light pink one and it fits a lot of stuff, for the price I think this a very good purchase." —kittenpie

    43. A copy of BuzzFeed's Tasty's Latest and Greatest cookbook filled with recipes from the most popular and delicious videos you've shared with each other, plus step-by-step photos to make sure everything looks how it's *supposed* to along the way.

    Get it from Amazon for $13.51.

    PSST!...BuzzFeed makes money if you buy this!

    44. An extra large scarf that'll basically be like giving the gift of the coziest warmest hug — but this'll last longer and won't make your arms fall asleep.


    P.S. with the purchase of this scarf, other scarves, hats, or earmuffs, they'll donate a warm hat to someone in need!

    Get it from Aerie for $14.97 (originally $24.95; available in eight colors and patterns).

    45. A travel journal designed in lists so any experienced wanderer or wanderlust-filled beginner can create bucket lists, document the places they've been and want to go, etc., and look back on it in the years to come.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.32.

    Promising review: "Love this! Bought one for myself and ended up buying two more as gifts. This is SUPER fun to travel with and journal ideas and gets me in the mindset of dreaming BIG! You seriously can't go wrong gifting this to the adventurous person in your life. And checking off the places to go as you actually do it is the best! It is a lot more pages and ideas than I even expected." —Jessica

    There are a ton of Listography journals available for documenting your life in all sorts of ways. Check them all out to pick the perfect one for you!

    46. A pair of rose gold earbuds so pretty, you'll never even *let* yourself lose them.


    And cheap enough that you can buy a couple backup pairs anyway!

    Get them from TIllys for $6.99.

    47. A poop emoji-shaped portable power bank, because running out of phone battery is a ~crappy~ situation already.

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (also available in the pizza emoji and unicorn emoji).

    48. A light-up photo box you can customize with your favorite pic of the two of you together — and write a cute message on in dry erase marker. It's like a card and gift all in one!

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $9.90.

    49. Werewolf, a sneaky party game you need to order for your friend group ASAP — especially if you love the game Mafia.


    It works a little bit like mafia — you draw a card and play the role assigned to you (if you're a werewolf, you're trying to destroy the village; if you're a villager, you're trying to save it, etc.). You can play with up to *35* people, so it's great for even larger gatherings — though warning, your friendships will be tested.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    Promising review: "My group of friends love game night. We've tried all sorts of games, and when I brought this game out, everyone was skeptical. Now no one wants to play any other game but this one. Super fun! The fact that it comes in a simple deck of cards makes it so easy to carry around and bring to any party occasion just in case. With the different characters you can mix it up so no two games are ever the same. The witch character has truly tested some friendships already. The game also gives you extra cards for you to create your own characters with their own unique roles and powers. We are looking forward to creating some interesting new roles and throwing them in the mix. If you have a loud group of friends, this is the game for you!" —Amazon Customer

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